The Selling Partner Fees team owns the end-to-end fees experience for two million active third party sellers. We own the fee strategy, fee seller experience, fee accuracy and integrity, fee science and analytics, and we provide scalable technology to monetize all services available to third-party sellers. We are looking for an Intern Economist with excellent coding skills to design and develop rigorous models to assess the causal impact of fees on third party sellers’ behavior and business performance. As a Science Intern, you will have access to large datasets with billions of transactions and will translate ambiguous fee related business problems into rigorous scientific models. You will work on real world problems which will help to inform strategic direction and have the opportunity to make an impact for both Amazon and our Selling Partners.
PhD student in Economics or similar (enrolled in 3rd year or more and not currently on the job market)
Strong Causal Inference Background
Experience with SQL
Experience working with large data sets
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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $49.66/hr in our lowest geographic market up to $96.63/hr in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.